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[audio]IUPUI SLIS Project Audio_Immigration - Silver Lisa
This audiofile is part of a larger final project. I've used it at
Keywords: ellis island; visual literacy
Downloads: 65
[movies]Ellis Island 2004
Ellis Island 2004 Misia Leonard's CCNY class visit to South Buildings. Video was done for a grant application, to a grant that was never awarded, for purposes to make additional videos of architectural student tours of historic sites for educational purposes connected with a class that Misia taught to introduce 5th year architectural students to historic preservation.
Keywords: misia leonard; CCNY; historic preservation; ellis island; PTN
Downloads: 241
[audio]The Party From Gibbet Island - Roy Trumbull
Before it was Ellis Island it was Gibbet Island as that was the location of the gallows used for pirates and mutineers. This is a tale of three hung pirates responding to their captains dinner invitation.
Keywords: Gibbet Island; Ellis Island; pirates; mutineers; gallow; ghosts
Downloads: 83
[movies]Funny or Die Video 57e838570d: The Interview - Funny or Die
If Mr. Piddlewhip had only known about Ellis Island . . . Let's Get It On!
Keywords: Funny or Die Video Archive; . . ; Ellis Island; Get It; Pat Carroll; The Interview; Tom Welsh; interview; office
Downloads: 6
[texts]Deportation: Its Meaning and Menace : Last Message to the People of America - Berkman, Alexander, 1870-1936
"This pamphlet is the 'good-bye message' of Alexander Berkman and Emma Goldman" (deported by the United States government in 1919 for subversion), followed by quotations from American and foreign authors
Keywords: Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940; Berkman, Alexander, 1870-1936; Anarchism; Trials and Deportations; Ellis Island, New York, United States
Downloads: 157
[movies]Funny or Die Video 302f340372: Ellis Island - Funny or Die
A sketch from the 2007 Second City at Summer Arts in Fresno. Students are taught improv and sketch comedy by Second City alumni in a two week intensive. The second week is dedicated to writing and performing sketch comedy. Written by the lovely Wendy Penrod. Sorry the quality ain't great, it is a recording from someone in the audience.
Keywords: Funny or Die Video Archive; Brandon; Ellis Island; Petrie; Second Week; arts; fresno; maggio; nate; penrod; second city; sketch comedy; summer; wendy
Downloads: 9
[audio]David Laskin: From Ellis Island to the Great War - Kansas City Public Library
David Laskin discusses his new book about twelve European immigrants who came to the U.S. in search of livelihoods, and ended up fighting with the American armed forces in World War I. This event took place on April 8, 2010, at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St., Kansas City, MO. Laskin contends in The Long Way Home: An American Journey from Ellis Island to the Great War that the men, and thousands like them, were transformed by their Army experience and returned from the war committed to America...
Keywords: David Laskin; The Long Way Home; author; writer; wwi; world war 1; immigrants; european; ellis island; immigration; National World War I Museum; kansas city; kansas city public library
Downloads: 30
[texts]Scientific American Volume 34 Number 26 (June 1876)

Keywords: scientific; patent; steam; improved; american; iron; apparatus; centennial; scientific american; address; york city; mount washington; horse power; lightning rod; find directions; american supplement; sulphurous acid; address munn; ellis island
Downloads: 154
[movies]Governors Island New York City - Dr. Terrell Neuage
Great-Gatsby-inspired afternoon on Governors Island New York City. More videos by Terrell Neuage at Saturday, June 9th 2007 Michael Arenella and the Dreamland Orchestra/ Jazz Age. Governors Island is located in the New York Harbor, approximately one-half mile from Battery Park in Lower Manhattan and one-quarter mile from Brooklyn. The Island is 172 acres with nearly 225 buildings, considerable open space, and recreational amenities...
Keywords: Governors Island; New York City; Harbor; Terrell Neuage; Michael; Arenella; Dreamland; Orchestra Jazz Age; Battery Park; Lower Manhattan; Statue of Liberty; Ellis Island; Victorian Romanesque; Revival housing; Fort Jay Castle; Williams fortifications; pre-Civil War; arsenal buildings; hickory; oak; chestnut; trees; Pagganck; Nut Island
Downloads: 542
[movies]Wolf Wittenberg 8June2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily F.)
Wolf (Velyl/Bill) Wittenberg was born in London, England in 1920. His father had tried to bring the family to America where he has established roots but found it impossible to get any further than England due to the First World War. As Wolf's father did not like England he moved the family to Lodz, Poland, where Wolf lived with his mother and three siblings in an aunt's house while his father tried to bring the family to America...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Wolf Wittenberg, Advice, Childhood, Jewish Identity, Yiddish language, Holocaust, Religion and ritual, Israel, Eastern Europe, United States, Jewish community, Travel, Ellis Island, Lodz, Poland, South Bronx, New York, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Sholem Aleichem, John F. Kennedy, 1930a-1990s, Bund, labor movements, civil rights, feminism, orthodox, Hasidism, reconstructionist
Downloads: 27
[movies]Rose Bergman 10Aug2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Lily)
Rose Bergman was interviewed by Mark Gerstein on August 10, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center. Rose, a former teacher, recounts growing up in Poland after the Holocaust, her years in Israel, and finally her immigration to and life in the United States. Rose describes how both her parents fled the Nazi advance into Poland by escaping into the Soviet Union, where they struggled to survive. She recounts how after the war her parents returned to Poland, taking up residency in Lodz - where Rose was bor...
Keywords: Advice; Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Immigration; Migration; Holocaust; Israel; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; Yiddish Book Center; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; World War Two; Urban; Theater; Radio; Other languages; Hebrew; Career and Professional Life; Education; Rose Bergman; 1940s; Poland; Ringelblum Archives; Lodz; Yad Vashem; New York City; NYC; Ellis Island; Dallas TX; John F. Kennedy; Six Day War; Bronx; Hunter College; Columbia University; Aaron Lansky; Outwitting History; YIVO; Curses; Never Forget To Lie; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 111
[audio]Leonard Fein, In Dialogue with Ira Weiner - American Jewish University
Description: Leonard Fein, in Dialogue with Ira Weiner, at the Brandeis-Bardin Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.), tells the story of his family, childhood and life, as well as other topics.Call Number: Cass. 1985 2/24 HOB AWEI Sun.Rights: Rights are owned by American Jewish University (formerly University of Judaism and Brandeis-Bardin Institute). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyri...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Los Angeles (Calif.)--Social conditions; Jewish way of life; Baʻal Shem Ṭov, approximately 1700-1760; Herzl, Theodor, 1860-1904; Bardin, Shlomo, 1898-; Fisher, Max M; Wiesel, Elie, 1928-; Brandeis Camp Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.); Bellow, Saul. To Jerusalem and back. Hebrew; Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881-1983; Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924; Burgess, Anthony, 1917-1993; Fein, Leonard J; Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.); Zionism; Agnosticism; Gimnasyah Hertseliyah (Tel Aviv, Israel); Israel--Emigration and immigration; Language teachers; Yiddish teachers; World Habonim (Organization); Zionism; Yiddish language; National socialism and Zionism; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Durang, Christopher, 1949-; Sister Mary Ignatius explains it all for you; Jewish day schools; Camp Alonim; Jewish camps; Children of immigrants; Jews--Migrations--History--20th century; American Israel Public Affairs Committee; Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles; Lobbying; United Jewish Appeal; Israel; Aaliyah; Jerusalem; Jaffa (Tel Aviv, Israel); Prostitution--Israel; Gentiles (Jewish law); Israelis--Social life and customs; Helpfulness; Apartheid--South Africa; Boston (Mass.); Role models; Teachers; Wildavsky, Aaron B; Jews--United States--Politics and government; Capital punishment (Jewish law); Presidential elections--United States--1980-1990; Jews--United States; Reconstructionist Judaism; Reformation; Orthodox Judaism; Antisemitism; Bible. Isaiah; Kibbutzim; Oz, Amos; Jews--California--Los Angeles; Simi Valley (Calif.); Jewish children
Downloads: 12
[audio]Arthur Kurzweil, From Generation to Generation: Jewish Genealogy and Jewish Family History as a Spiritual Pilgrimage - American Jewish University
Description: Arthur Kurzweil discusses Jewish Genealogy and Jewish Family History as a Spiritual Pilgrimage at the Brandeis-Bardin Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.).Call Number: Cass. 1988 2/6 HOB AWEI Sat.Rights: Rights are owned by American Jewish University (formerly University of Judaism and Brandeis-Bardin Institute). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Brandeis-Bardin Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.); Genealogy; Judaism; Jewish families; Kurzweil, Arthur; Yivo Institute for Jewish Research; United States. National Archives and Records Administration; Klarsfeld, Serge, 1935-; Klarsfeld, Beate, 1939-; Schepansky, Israel; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Jewish historians--United States; Haley, Alex; Stern, Malcolm H; Los Angeles (Calif.)--Genealogy; Lʹviv (Ukraine); Jews--Ukraine--Lʹviv--History; Vilnius (Lithuania); New York Public Library; Telephone--Directories; Poland--Telephone directories; Ellis Island (N.J. and N.Y.)--History; Jewish families--History; Family history; Genealogy; Genealogy--Archival resources; Genealogical libraries; Genealogy--Library resources; Genealogy--Religious aspects--Judaism; Genealogy--Societies, etc; Genealogy--Software; Genealogy--Study and teaching; Genealogy--United States; Librarians; Jewish librarians; New York Public Library. Jewish Division; Województwo Podlaskie (Poland); Dobromilʹ (Poland); Jews, Polish; Archives; Archives--Israel; Family trees; Pilgrims and pilgrimages; Jewish pilgrims and pilgrimages; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives; Holocaust survivors; Jewish cemeteries--Poland; Synagogues; Synagogues--Hungary; Synagogues--Europe, Eastern; Names, Personal--Jewish; Avis-Rent-A-Car System; Yad ṿa-shem, rashut ha-zikaron la-Shoʼah ṿela-gevurah; Arkhiyon ha-merkazi le-toldot ha-ʻam ha-Yehudi; Circumcision--Religious aspects--Judaism; Berit milah--History; Salt Lake City (Utah); Mormon Church--Genealogy; Judaism--Relations--Mormon Church; Mormons--California--Los Angeles; Mormon Church--Archives; Microfilm readers; Jews in the professions; Soviet Union; Genealogy--Russia; Ships--Passenger lists; Nazis-Records; Jews--Poland--Przemyśl; Jewish Theological Seminary of America; Jews--United States; Jews--United States--Archival resources; Judaism--Sephardic rite; Sephardim; Thessalonikē (Greece); Jews--Arab countries; Jewish archives; Jewish Genealogy Society of Los Angeles; Lʹviv (Ukraine)
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